Calendar – (Week 3) June 15-21

Saturday 15

Annual event: St. Nicholas Church Festival, 764 Fifth St., Struthers; http://www.cosparish.org. Annual festival features rides, food, raffles, and music. June 12-16. $2. Children 12 and under admitted free.

Mid-Summer Knights Medieval Festival, Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic St. NE, Warren; 330-372-4998. Features a variety of period-inspired activities, plus vendors, food and activities for children. $5 for adult, $3 for children.

Annual event: Juneteenth 2013 Festival, Veterans Square, Farrell, Pa.; 724-983-2703. Features music, gospel music and a talent show.

Birding the Sanctuary, Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited will lead this walk at the Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, a 264-acre park district property closed to the public. Because of parking limitations, reservations must be made by calling Ford Nature Center by 5 p.m., June 14. Boots are required. Walk-ins will not be permitted. 8 a.m. Free.

Garden Forum Summer Flower Show, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. This summer garden flower show presented by Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown will delight the senses. Public entries accepted on Saturday 8:30-10:30 a.m. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details. Shows open on Saturday, noon–5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Noon-5 p.m. Free.

Hooked on Fishing, Yellow Creek Park, Mill Creek MetroParks, Struthers; 330-702-3000. The MetroParks Police are conducting this free program to teach children about the sport of fishing. All ages welcome. Held at Yellow Creek Park. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  Free.

Upcycled Art, Howland Branch Library, 9095 East Market St., Howland; registration is required by calling 330-856-2011. Reimagine your world by creating art from everyday objects and recyclables. For grades 5-12. Registration is required. 11 a.m. Free.

What’s the Buzzzzzz?, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Children ages 3-5 can come to the Gardens to find out that the buzz is all about bumble bees! We will create a happy bumble bee to bring fun and whimsy to our home gardens! We will also enjoy a walk in the Family Garden (weather permitting) and a snack. Occurs 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4 and 11 a.m. on Saturday, June15. 11 a.m. $8 ($6 FFRG member).

MAKE IT! – Folk Toys, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or visit ohwowkids.org. Bring an adult with you as we explore physics and woodworking while building a folk toy to take home. Program requires adult participation. Noon-2 p.m. All ages. $3 members, $11 non-members (includes general admission).

Annual event: Simply Slavic, E. Federal Street, downtown Youngstown; simplyslavic.org. Features Slavic food, music, and culture. Noon-midnight.

Potting Perennials, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Come and learn about flowering perennials.  Children ages 6 and up will learn about perennial flowers and pot a perennial to enjoy through the summer.  The perennial plant will be ready to transfer to your home garden in the fall to enjoy for years to come. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 1:30-3 p.m. $14 ($10 FFRG member)

Monthly:  Coast to Coast AM Study Group of Austintown, Denny’s Restaurant, 4927 Mahoning Ave., Austintown; 330-781-0030. Topics for discussion include spirituality, metaphysics, holistic health, and the paranormal. Meetings include speakers and topics featured on past shows. Meets the third Saturday. 7 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Backyard Grill. Fringe. Rock. 9 p.m.

Cedar’s. The River’s Own. 10 p.m. $5.

Frieda’s. Al Spencer Trio. Jazz. 6 p.m.

Halliday’s Winery. Davis and McKay. Acoustic. 7-10 p.m.

The Manor. Frank Castellano. Singer/songwriter. 8-11 p.m.

Marguerita’s. Richard Boston. 7-10 p.m.

Mastropietro Winery. Chasin’ the Blues. Blues. 7-10 p.m.

Sunday 16

Annual event: St. Nicholas Church Festival, 764 Fifth St., Struthers; http://www.cosparish.org. Annual festival features rides, food, raffles, and music. June 12-16. $2. Children 12 and under admitted free.

Ongoing: Yoga Basics, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Learn the basics of yoga taught by Karres Cvetkovich. Experience the release of mental and physical tensions that act as powerful barriers to enjoying life. Gift certificates are available. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. Sessions occur on Sunday, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.  9-10 a.m. $10 per session.

Garden Forum Summer Flower Show, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. This summer garden flower show presented by Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown will delight the senses. Public entries accepted on Saturday 8:30-10:30 a.m. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details. Shows open on Saturday, noon–5 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Farm Tours, Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield; 330-702-3000. Explore the MetroParks Farm and learn about spring planting activities on a tractor-wagon ride then visit with the farm animals. Children can make a craft to take home. Tour wagon leaves every half hour. The gift shop will be open to purchase a MetroParks Farm T-shirt. Occurs on Sunday, June 2, 16, 30. 1-4 p.m. $2 donation.

Ongoing: Summer Concert Series 2013, Firestone Park Gazebo, Columbiana. Occurs on Sundays through August. Today features Damaged Goods (70s and 80s classic rock). 2-4 p.m. Free.

Monthly: Irish Music, Quinlan’s Irish Pub, 5154 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; for more information call 330-757-9057 or 330-349-4500. Irish music enthusiasts from the area get together every third Sunday to play traditional Irish tunes. The event is open to the public. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Monday 17

Monthly: Hospice of the Valley Common Bond, Vienna United Methodist Church, 4265 Warren-Sharon Road; for more information call Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 1-800-640-5180. The group focuses on one grief topic a  year, and it meets the third Monday. 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Weekly: Lunchtime Zumba, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. Noon-1 p.m. $7.

Ongoing: Pilates Basics Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Work on toning and shaping with Certified Fitness Trainer Angela Lubonovich. Core strength, alignment, and breathing are emphasized as the group moves with awareness to develop a long and lean physique. Bring a mat and water.  Call for information. Occurs Monday, June 3, 10, 17, 24. 6:30-7:30 p.m. $10 per session.

Monthly: Habitat for Humanity Monthly Meeting, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown; for more information call 330-743-7244 or visit http://www.hfhofmc.org. Meets on the third Monday. 6:30 p.m.

Monthly: Mahoning County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society Meeting, St. Charles Church, 7325 Westview, Boardman; for more information call Janet at 330-758-6366. Meets on the third Monday. 7 p.m.

Twice-Monthly: Youngstown Camera Club, Christ’s Church, 7155 Glenwood Ave., Boardman; 330-793-8316. Youngstown Camera Club meetings are open to anyone interested in digital photography. Meetings occur the first and third Monday of the month. Interested people can find the latest information on the club’s website: http://ycc.photoforge.org. 7:30 p.m. Free.

Tuesday 18

Weekly: Sunrise Yoga Express, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. Occurs every Tuesday. Call for more information. 7-7:40 a.m. $7.

Ongoing: Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Join Marina Perdos in the mornings and Karres Cvetkovich in the evenings for a blend of energizing yoga styles that will help participants keep a healthy outlook. Students at all levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information Occurs 9:30-11 a.m.  on Tuesday, June 4, 11, 18 and 25 and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. 9:30 a.m. $10 per session.

Monthly: Howland Happy Stitchers, Living Lord Lutheran Church, 851 Niles-Cortland Road, Warren; for more information call Margaret at 330-847-9813 or Jane at 330-638-2916. Meets the third Tuesday. 10 a.m.

Monthly: Prayer Shawl Ministry, The Ursuline Center, 4280 Shields Road, Canfield; for information visit http://www.theursulinecenter.org or call Eileen Novotny at 330-533-3831. Meets the third Tuesday and third Wednesday. 10:30 a.m.-noon (Tuesday), 6:30-8 p.m. (Wednesday). 10:30 a.m.

Physics Toys, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or visit ohwowkids.org. There are many toys that demonstrate the laws of physics!  YoYos, tops and more … come explore!  Hey, that rhymes! All ages. Noon-2 p.m. Free (general admission applies to non-members).

Monthly: Hospice of the Valley’s Craft and Chat, Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland; for more information call Hospice of the Valley at 330-788-1992 or 800-640-5180.  Establishing a “new normal” requires being social and meeting new friends. Meets the third Tuesday. 1-3 p.m.

Botanical Pottery: Pottery Tumblers. Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Lynn Cardwell will help students construct four nature inspired pottery tumblers. They will be food and dishwasher safe. The clay project will be glazed, fired and ready for pick-up in approximately three weeks. 5:30–8 p.m. $39 ($30 FFRG member).

From the Garden: The Summer Grill, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Chef David Armstrong will prepare fresh summer herb rubs for steaks, an ahai tuna avocado dip and fresh salads. Arrive with an appetite. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 6:30–8:30 p.m. $35 ($28 FFRG member).

music @ night 

Lemon Grove. Tuesday Variety Showcase. 9:30 p.m.

Up a Creek. Joe Fritz. Open mike. 8-11 p.m.

Wednesday 19

Weekly: Rotary Club of Warren Meeting, Enzo’s Restaurant, 2918 Elm Road, Warren; 330-369-7500. Warren chapter of this international business and service organization meets every Wednesday for lunch and a business meeting. Call for more information. Noon.

Ongoing: T’ai Chi Step One in the Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Ease stress, improve health, and increase vitality. Join Marie Lew in warm-ups, breathing exercises and selected movements from a classic Chen T’ai Chi form. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. Noon-1 p.m. $10 per class.

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream,  Brookfield Branch Library, 7032 Grove St., Brookfield; registration is required by calling 330-448-8134.  Bring your gloves or mittens to make your very own bag of homemade ice cream. For children of all ages. Registration is required by June 15. 2 p.m. Free.

Weekly: Zumba, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 5:45-6:45 p.m. $7.

Ongoing: Pilates Sculpt, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Using light hand weights, participants will tone the body with emphasis on core strength and control and gaining better balance by increasing strength and mobility. Certified Fitness Trainer Angela Lubonovich is the teacher. Bring a mat and water. Call for information. Occurs June 5, 12, 19, 26. 6-7 p.m. $10 $10 per session or use your Scenic Fitness Card.

Ladies’ Clinic, Pro Shop, Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, Boardman; 330-740-7112. Forty-five minutes will be spent on the range working on all aspects of full swing and short game. Afterward, participants will play three to five holes learning various things like course management, etiquette, pace of play and club selection. Call the Pro Shop for details and to register. Occurs June, 5, 19, 26. 6 p.m. Call for fees.

Live at the Judge Morley Pavilion: Zancudo, Wick Recreation Area, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-702-3000. Latin music. 7 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Izzy’s. Bill Henceroth. Open stage. 8-11 p.m.

Lemon Grove. Lounge Lizzardaoke. 4 p.m. Lemonaoke. 9 p.m.

Quaker Steak and Lube/Austintown. Acoustic. 6 p.m.

Royal Oaks. Koebel. Open stage. 9 p.m.

Up a Creek. Todd Cutshaw. 7 p.m.  Gary Pirrung. 10 p.m.

Thursday 20

Annual event: Cortland Lions Street Fair, downtown Cortland; 330-638-7649. Annual festival features concessions, games, music and rides. June 20-22.

Annual event: Salem Super Cruise, downtown Salem. Features classic cars, music and food. June 20-23.

Physics Toys, Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-744-5914 or visit ohwowkids.org. There are many toys that demonstrate the laws of physics!  YoYos, tops and more … come explore!  Hey, that rhymes! All ages. Noon-2 p.m. Free (general admission applies to non-members).

Weekly: Standing in the Gap Religious Meeting, Room 204, Central YMCA, 17 N. Champion St., Downtown Youngstown; 330-744-8411 or visit http://www.youngstownymca.org. Religious program led by Justin Burnette Sr. Every Thursday. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Join Marina Perdos in the mornings and Karres Cvetkovich in the evenings for a blend of energizing yoga styles that will help participants keep a healthy outlook. Students at all levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information Occurs 9:30-11 a.m.  on Tuesday, June 4, 11, 18 and 25 and  5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 13, 20 and 27. 5:30 p.m. $10 per session.

Ongoing: Bands at the Baugh, Stambaugh Auditorium Gardens, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330-259-0555 or or by visiting stambaughauditorium.com.. Stambaugh Auditorium will debut its new summer concert series tonight. The “Bands at the BaughÆ outdoor concerts will run from June through September and feature some of the area’s most well-known performing artists. The shows will take place on the third Thursday of each month in the newly renovated formal garden on the south side of the auditorium. The series is presented by the Stambaugh Pillars and proceeds of the event will go toward the organization’s annual fundraising efforts. Dates and artists scheduled to perform include: June 20, Teddy Pantelas; July 18, Steve Lewis; Aug. 15, The Zou; and Sept. 19, Brooklyn 232. 5:30-7 p.m. $9 (plus $1 service fee) which includes one drink from the cash bar.

Beginner or Lapsed Golfer Clinic, Pro Shop, Golf Course, Mill Creek MetroParks, Boardman; 330-740-7112. This one-day clinic is structured for people who have little or no golf experience or who have started to play golf again. The focus will be on fundamentals of both the set-up and the full swing along with some muscle activation and awareness drills. Call the Pro Shop for details and to register. Occurs June 6 and 20. 6-7 p.m. Call for fees.

MetroMutts: Resource Guarding, Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks; 330-740-7107. Presented by The Learning Dog.  Does your dog grumble when you try to move her off the couch? Does she get grouchy when you approach her food bowl? Is trying to take things away from her a hazard? These are all signs of Resource Guarding, a behavior often misunderstood, overlooked, and treated incorrectly. Learn the signs that your dog is guarding, what causes it, and ways to work with the behavior. Wine and cheese provided. Held at Ford Nature Center. 6 p.m. Free for MetroMutts members; not-yet-members, $5.

Weekly: All Levels Hot Yoga, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 7:30 -8:45 p.m. $7.

Ongoing: Thursday Night Concerts: The Top Notes with special guest Sean Jones, Warren Community Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave., N.W., Warren; 330-399-1212. 7-9 p.m. Free.

Weekly: DARE Singles Group Meeting, Disciples Christian Church, 565 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman; 330-793-5856, 330 533-7062, 330 793-1484. This group for divorced and widowed people hosts a weekly meeting and organizes social events throughout the month. Typical events include a movie night, bowling, dance classes, bike riding and small group discussions. Call for more information. 7:30 p.m. Free.

music @ night 

Chipper’s. Adam Jacobs. 9 p.m.

Clark Bar. Bill Henceroth. Open stage. 8-11 p.m.

Lemon Grove. Thursday’s Lounge with Richard Elmsworth. 10 p.m.

Lucky Inn. Gary Pirrung. 9 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Steve Vuich. Open stage. 8 p.m.

Friday 21

Annual event: Cortland Lions Street Fair, downtown Cortland; 330-638-7649. Annual festival features concessions, games, music and rides. June 20-22.

Annual event: St. Charles Church Festival, 7345 Westview at Route 224, Boardman; 330-482-6113. Features food, games, entertainment and fireworks. June 21-23.

Annual event: Steel Valley Super Nationals, Quaker City Motorsports Park, 10025 W. South Range Road, Salem; steelvalleysupernationals.com. Drag racing,  car cruises, music, food, and giveaways.  June 21-23.

Annual event: Salem Super Cruise, downtown Salem. Features classic cars, music and food. June 20-23.

Weekly: Sunrise Yoga Express, Eos Whole Fitness and Bellidance, Calvin Center, 755 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-518-4402 or visit http://www.EosWholeFitness.com. 7-7:40 a.m. $7.

Breakfast Botany: Stewartia, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Start your morning with a brisk walk through the Gardens. Return to the Garden Café to enjoy a light breakfast and learn more about this ornamental garden tree. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens to register. 8:30-10 a.m. $9 ($7 FFRG member).

Twice-Monthly: A Loose Knit Group, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Enjoy the view from the Antonucci Library as you help to “Warm Up America,” with other crafters making afghans and other projects to donate locally. All helping hands are welcome, both experienced and anyone wanting to learn to knit or crochet. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. Occurs June 7 and 21. 10 a.m.–noon. Free.

Ongoing: Family Garden Fridays, Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown; 330-740-7116. Every Friday, now through September, you are invited to the Family Garden, a hands-on garden.  Activities will be centered on gardening with children. Learn about vegetables with “Eat Your Colors”  and see which insect is the “Bug of the Week.”  Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ongoing: Noon in the Park: Sam and Gary, Courthosue Square Park, downtown Warren; 330-399-1212. 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Free.

Ongoing: Friday Night Flicks, Warren Community Amphitheatre, 321 Mahoning Ave., NW, downtown Warren; 330-399-1212. The FIne Arts Council of Trumbull County will present a summer movie series on Friday nights from June 21 through Aug. 2. Films include classic motion pictures. Moveis will be screened Jun 21, 28, Jul 12, 19, 26 and Aug. 2. 9 p.m. (or when its dark). Free.

music @ night 

Cedar’s. 5 Elements, B Side Dubs, Tropidelic. 10 p.m. $5.

Frieda’s. Howard and Point Five. Jazz. 6 p.m.

Green Eagle Winery. Jay Byrd. 7-11 p.m.

O’Donald’s/Austintown. Richard Boston. 4:30-8 p.m.

Raiders Backyard Tavern. Michael Starkey. Open stage. 9 p.m.

Vintage Estate. Jim Moran. Open stage. 8-11 p.m.

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